HI-DESERT WATER TO VOTE ON ADDED ON FEES

The Hi-Desert Water District will meet in regular session tonight. Managing Editor Tami Roleff says the board will decide if a county fee for sewer payments will be passed on… At tonight’s meeting of the Hi-Desert Water District’s board of directors, the directors will vote on placing a fee on

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HARRISON HOUSE ADDS “ECOLOGY” TO ITS NAME, SEEKS VOLUNTEERS

Harrison House Music and Arts is adding “Ecology” to its name, and as its first major event, it will host a three-day permaculture lecture in April. To prepare for the lecture, Harrison House is holding a work party March 5 and 6, in which those interested in permaculture will prepare

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LOCAL SCHOOLS COMBINE FOR YUCCA VALLEY CONCERT TOMORROW

The 14th annual combined choir concert with both Twentynine Palms High School and Yucca Valley High School students will perform this week at Yucca Valley High School. Reporter Rebecca Havely has more… Local high school choirs from Twentynine Palms High School and Yucca Valley High School performed last week in

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TRANSITION JOSHUA TREE SPAGHETTI DINNER TONIGHT

Transition Joshua Tree will hold a spaghetti dinner and social event to educate people about the Transition movement and local environmental issues. Transition Joshua Tree is a grassroots organization concerned with global warming, economic stability, and community building. National Parks Conservation Association Program Manager Seth Shteir will speak on local

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YUCCA VALLEY BOY SCOUT SPAGHETTI DINNER SATURDAY NIGHT

The Boy Scouts of Yucca Valley will hold a spaghetti dinner Saturday, March 5, at the Yucca Valley Elks Lodge. The dinner includes spaghetti, salad, garlic bread, and dessert. Tickets are $7 and are available at the door from 5 to 7 p.m. The Elks Lodge is located at 55946

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SUSPECT ARRESTED IN ARMED ROBBERY OF JOSHUA TREE INN

A Twentynine Palms transient was arrested Monday afternoon in connection with the armed robbery of the Joshua Tree Inn. According to the Sheriff’s Department, Brandon Lamar, 32, went to the inn about 5:10 p.m. Friday and demanded money from the inn clerk at gunpoint. After receiving the undisclosed amount of

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MORONGO VALLEY SQUATTER ARRESTED

A Desert Hot Springs man was arrested Saturday morning after he was found squatting in a vacant home in Morongo Valley with a stolen trailer. According to a Sheriff’s report, the owner of a property in the 49600 block of Buena Vista Drive in Morongo Valley called about 9 a.m.

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YUCCA VALLEY MAN FOUND WITH ILLEGAL DRUGS, WEAPONS

A Yucca Valley man was arrested Saturday afternoon for being in possession of controlled substances and weapons. According to a Sheriff’s report, a deputy stopped a car about 1 a.m. near the intersection of the highway and Stardune Avenue for having an obstructed license plate. During a search of the

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WONDER VALLEY MAN FOUND WITH STOLEN PICKUP TRUCK

A Wonder Valley man was arrested Sunday evening, accused of being in possession of a stolen pick-up truck. According to the Sheriff’s Department, deputies went to a home in the 5600 block of Godwin Road in Wonder Valley about 8:18 Sunday in response to information that a stolen truck was

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BIGHORN DESERT VIEW WATER CONSIDERS SELLING WATER TO ANOTHER AGENCY

The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency board meets in regular session tonight. Reporter Mike Lipsitz says, among other items, the board will consider selling water to another agency… The Bighorn Desert View Water Agency Board of Directors meets in special session at 6 p.m. tonight. This is a make-up meeting

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YUCCA VALLEY TOWN COUNCIL MEETING CANCELED FOR LACK OF AGENDA

Tonight’s meeting of the Yucca Valley Town Council has been cancelled due to a lack of an agenda. The next meeting will be held March 15.

LOCAL OFFICE HOURS FOR ASSEMBLYMAN CHAD MAYES TOMORROW

Assemblyman Chad Mayes will hold office hours at the Yucca Valley Community Center Wednesday, March 2. Staff representatives will be available from 10 until 2 in the Mesquite Room to answer questions and help residents with any issues they may have with state government. Mayes encourages residents who are not

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YUCCA VALLEY RECREATION PLANS BUS TRIP TO SANTA ANITA RACETRACK

Yucca Valley recreation is organizing a Bus Trip to the Santa Anita Racetrack. Reporter Ashton Henry tells you how to be at the starting gate… The Recreation Division of the Town of Yucca Valley is inviting you to the Great Race Place, the Santa Anita Racetrack in Arcadia. The Great

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9TH ANNUAL ROUTE 62 CRUISERS CAR SHOW TAKING REGISTRATIONS

Show off your classic car for a good cause. The Route 62 Cruisers Car Club is taking registrations for its 9th annual car show. The car show will be May 21 at the Tractor Supply in Yucca Valley, starting at 9 a.m. This show is open to all makes and

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MILITARY WOMEN APPRECIATION DINNER PLANNED IN CATHEDRAL CITY

Residents are encouraged to support active duty military and their spouses at an appreciation dinner Saturday, March 12. Heart to Heart will host its ninth Military Women Appreciation luncheon from 9:30 to 2:30 at the Doubletree Resort in Cathedral City to honor the women of the Twentynine Palms Marine Corps

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LOCAL STUDENTS INVITED TO APPLY FOR GLADYS CAROL SCHOLARSHIP

Attention local students: It is time to apply for the Gladys Carol Scholarship. Reporter David Knutson tells you who can—and how to—apply… Applications are now being taken for the Gladys Carol Scholarship program. The scholarship is open to high school seniors, graduates, and undergraduate and graduate students who are enrolled

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FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION IN YUCCA VALLEY TOMORROW

The Santa Fe Social Clubhouse will have a USDA Food Distribution on Wednesday, March 2, at 3:00 p.m. until they run out of food. The distribution will take place at the front of the building where there is sufficient parking. Please wear proper attire for the weather and remember there

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JOSHUA TREE LIBRARY OFFERING EASTER CANDY

It’s time to get your “yum” on at the Joshua Tree Library, by getting Easter candy at the spring fundraiser, running March 1 to March 26. To view the wide selection, as well as the prices, go to the Events tab of the Friends of the Library website at a

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TWENTYNINE PALMS HIGH SCHOOL TALENT SHOW AUDITIONS NEXT WEEK

Time for the talented students of Twentynine Palms High School to get their acts together. Tryouts for the annual Interact Club Talent Show are set for next week. ROP Broadcast Student Laura Manteau has the casting call… Twentynine Palms High School students, do you have any special talents that you

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SERVICES SET FOR EVETT MEZA

Evett Meza, a 23-year-resident of Yucca Valley, died February 18 of organ failure due to leukemia. She was 24 years old. Evett Meza is survived by her parents, Aurora Medrano, Luis Meza Vierra, both of Yucca Valley; her sister Laura Meza Arrelano, of Yucca Valley; and her brothers, Luis Meza

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